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Hi Richard

What do you do with the boom and sail when rowing?

Most people will ‘brail’ the Mainsail either with a topping lift or with the first reefing line:
as you can see, there is plenty of room to manoeuvre then!

And what about night times, with the boom used to hold a tent up – where does the main go then?

Most people just roll or flake the main around the boom – tent then goes over the top of this: